Web Based Research

Useful Web Sites For Starting Web-Based Research Projects


Russell Sage College Library - Online Catalogs, Searching Tips, Periodical Indexes & Databases, Electronic Journal Listing
The Librarians' Index to the Internet - Perhaps the only search engine you will need to locate selected scholarly resources for academic research
Search Engines Worldwide - 1,300 search engines and directories available from the USA and 169 other countries
Yahoo, Google - More popular search engines

Help with Writing

Purdue Writing Lab - The original online writing lab; many writing handouts and resources
RPI Writing Center - Excellent for technical writing, congressional info, Supreme Court decisions


Citing Electronic Sources - How to cite both humanities style (i.e., MLA and Chicago) and scientific style (APA and CBE) for electronically-accessed sources.

Official MLA Website's Frequently Asked Questions for citing hardcopy and electronic sources

Official APA Style Tips for citing hardcopy and electronic sources

Quoteland - A collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature.


The Voice of the Shuttle: Web Page for Humanities Research - Legal studies, MLA, APA electronic style guides

Internet Legal Resources Guide

Myths and Legends- Archives of myths from many cultures, Bulfinche's Mythology, medieval studies


Mental Health and Psychology Resources - A comprehensive index for professionals and consumers

Women's Studies

Femina - Feminist art, culture, education

Feminist.com -- Women's Studies, Feminist Resources and Organizations.

Chicana Studies Web Page- Excellent Starting Point for Research, organizations, and Networking

Health Professions


Health Sciences Resources--Long download time, but worth the wait for MANY excellent sites!


US Dept. of Education -- Be sure and link to GUIDES to resources for teachers and researchers

The Educator's Reference Desk --Search ERIC Database. The Must-Know Site For Educators